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Prince Louis’ cheekiest moments in pictures

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He may be the youngest child of Prince William and Princess Catherine, but Prince Louis certainly knows how to command attention. Every one of his royal appearances earns the six-year-old a plethora of headlines and online comments about his cheeky antics.

Too young to understand royal protocol, we can’t help but laugh at Louis’ rebellious moments. Though, older sister Princess Charlotte might not be as amused – constantly reminding her younger brother of the proper etiquette.

Ever entertaining, we have rounded up the best cheeky moments of Prince Louis. From his funny faces to adorable dancing, scroll on if you’re in the mood to smile.

Prince Louis: cheeky moments in pictures

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Family Christmas Card 2020:

In Prince William and Kate Middleton’s 2020 Christmas Card, Louis stood out between his older siblings with his playful grin. Looking as though he was mid laughter, it’s clear the youngest royal is a natural in front of the camera.

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Zoom call cameos 2020:

During COVID-induced lockdown, not even the royals were immune from the clutches of Zoom calls. But, for Wills and Kate, virtual meetings weren’t easy with then-two-year-old Louis in the picture.

“For some reason he sees the red button and he always wants to press the red button,” the Prince of Wales told the BBC at the time.

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 02: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Louis of Cambridge watch a flypast from the balcony of Buckingham Palace during Trooping the Colour on June 2, 2022 in London, England. Trooping The Colour, also known as The Queen's Birthday Parade, is a military ceremony performed by regiments of the British Army that has taken place since the mid-17th century. It marks the official birthday of the British Sovereign. This year, from June 2 to June 5, 2022, there is the added celebration of the Platinum Jubilee of Elizabeth II in the UK and Commonwealth to mark the 70th anniversary of her accession to the throne on 6 February 1952. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
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Trooping the Colour 2022:

Standing front and centre next to his great-grandmother, the late Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Louis stole the show during the 2022 Platinum Jubilee celebrations. All eyes were on the then-four-year-old as he covered his ears, pulled faces, and pointed at overhead aircrafts from the Buckingham Palace balcony.

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 05: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince Louis of Cambridge 'thumb's his nose' and sticks his tongue out at his mother Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge as they attend the Platinum Pageant on The Mall on June 5, 2022 in London, England. The Platinum Jubilee of Elizabeth II is being celebrated from June 2 to June 5, 2022, in the UK and Commonwealth to mark the 70th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II on 6 February 1952. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
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Platinum Jubilee Pageant 2022:

Perhaps Louis’ funniest faces came at the 2022 Platinum Jubilee Pageant. Sitting next to his mother, the youngest Wales child stuck his tongue out, and placed his thumb on his nose while wiggling his fingers. He even shushed Princess Catherine by placing his hand over her mouth, much to the amusement of the crowd. 

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The Big Help Out 2023

S’more please? While attending The Big Help Out volunteer event in honour of the king’s coronation, Louis helped make S’Mores around a campfire. And, boy, was he impressed with the results. The young prince was beside himself as he took his first bite of the marshmallow treat, earning him plenty of laughter from those around him.

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 17: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince George of Wales, Prince Louis of Wales, Catherine, Princess of Wales (Colonel of the Irish Guards), Princess Charlotte of Wales and Prince William, Prince of Wales (Colonel of the Welsh Guards) watch an RAF flypast from the balcony of Buckingham Palace during Trooping the Colour on June 17, 2023 in London, England. Trooping the Colour is a traditional military parade held at Horse Guards Parade to mark the British Sovereign's official birthday. It will be the first Trooping the Colour held for King Charles III since he ascended to the throne. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
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Trooping the Colour 2023

Similar to his previous appearance at Trooping the Colour, Prince Louis stole the show when he returned to the balcony in 2023. The youngin pulled faces at the crowd and held out his fists as though he was a pilot. He even put his hand in front of his forehead in a salute gesture.

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - DECEMBER 08: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince Louis of Wales and Princess Charlotte of Wales attend The 'Together At Christmas' Carol Service at Westminster Abbey on December 8, 2023 in London, England. Spearheaded by The Princess of Wales, linked to her Shaping Us campaign and supported by The Royal Foundation, the service is a moment to bring people together at Christmas time and recognise those who have gone above and beyond to help others throughout the year. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
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Christmas Carol Concert 2023

A younger brother’s duty is to torment his older sister, and Louis did just that at his inaugural appearance at the Christmas Carol Concert. During the event, the-then-five-year-old couldn’t contain himself as he blew out Charlotte’s candle. 

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 15: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince Louis of Wales watches an RAF flypast from the balcony of Buckingham Palace after attending Trooping the Colour on June 15, 2024 in London, England. Trooping the Colour, also known as The King's Birthday Parade, is a military ceremony to mark the official birthday of the British Sovereign. The ceremony takes place at Horse Guards Parade followed by a flypast over Buckingham Palace and was first performed in the mid-17th century during the reign of King Charles II. The parade features all seven regiments of the Household Division with Number 9 Company, Irish Guards being the regiment this year having their Colour Trooped. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
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Trooping the Colour 2024

Little Louis was back in full swing for the 2024 Trooping the Colour, pulling even more faces and delighting onlookers with an adorable dance. It was his Kate’s first public appearance since December 2023 due to her ongoing cancer treatment, and she appeared highly amused by her son’s antics. Big sister Charlotte, however, appeared less than impressed as she reminded him of the proper royal etiquette.

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